Economic Development and Participation of Women in Services Sector: Empirical Evidence from Egypt
Abeer Mohamed Ali Abd Elkhalek
International Journal of Economics and Finance, 2019, vol. 11, issue 2, 155-164
The study has presented the lacking aspects concerning women and their roles in the economic development of the country through the assessment of their participation in service sectors through empirical evidence. The findings have shown a significant and positive impact of female illiteracy rate, GPP Growth rate, and industrial share on the female labour force participation. However, there is negative impact of female unemployment on female labour force participation on the female labour force participation. The results have also shown an insignificant and negative impact of urbanization share and industrial share. There is negative but significant impact of industrial share on the female force labour participation in Egypt. The results emphasize on the participation and economic development of female population in the service sector.
Keywords: economic development; education; service sectors; women; participation; Egypt (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R00 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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